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  1. I was wrong: Martin Lee in U-turn on resignations

    Posted Nov 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Albert Wong Veteran Democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming yesterday made a surprise U-turn and admitted he had been wrong in pushing a proposal by pan-democrats to resign ... remained opposed to the resignation proposal. Party veteran Szeto Wah, one of the fiercest critics of the proposal, said: 'I know him [Martin Lee] well. He knows nothing about politics.' ...

  2. Late bid to get Martin Lee to run

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Jimmy Cheung The Democratic Party leadership is making a last-ditch attempt to convince former chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming to run in the chief executive election. ... poll. Chairman Lee Wing-tat said while the Democratic Party had a number of possible choices, Martin Lee was the best and most credible and the leadership would try to convince him to reconsider ...

  3. She's 'the most qualified contender'

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Anson Chan Fang On-sang is the most qualified contender for chief executive, veteran Democratic Party lawmaker Martin Lee Chu-ming said. And now was the time to start ... the race.' Mrs Chan had not said whether she will contest the poll, and Mr Lee said he and Mrs Chan had not discussed her intentions. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is tipped to win ...

  4. Democrats predict a tough time ahead

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Mr Lee predicted that he and veteran Democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming would come under mounting pressure from Mr Tsang. He said the attack would come within six months of Mr Tsang assuming power ... for hiring a prostitute, had been careless and could not be considered as victims of a smear campaign against the party, Mr Lee said it was 'very likely' he and Martin Lee would become ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to comment on the imminent retirement of veteran Democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming from elective politics, last governor Lord Patten was full of praise for a worthy opponent. Lord Patten said: 'He ... if you have asked him to attend any events.' Martin Lee 'on the right wavelength' The government is unlikely to see an end to accusations of preferential treatment for the rich ...

  6. Why Wong jibe so angered Tsang

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... He said his policies during his six years in the job had been consistent with both his faith and the law. His faith had helped him maintain a friendship with long-term political rival Martin Lee Chu-ming. the Democratic Party founding chairman. 'Martin Lee is one of my good friends. We go to the same church, his son is my godson and my son is his godson. But politically, we ...

  7. Chief's popularity hits record low

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Unit, dismissed a claim by Democratic Party lawmaker James To Kun-sun that pan-democratic heavyweights Anson Chan Fang On-sang and Martin Lee Chu-ming had been the subject of research ...

  8. Political Animal

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for drama and her political potential, wooed her to join the party. If she wins a seat, she will undergo another change of role. Martin Lee is back in the picture Another Civic Party district council candidate, Thomas Yu Kwun-wai, has become the latest victim of collateral damage from the controversy caused by Democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming's newspaper article about the need ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Martin Lee? He may still be remembered by some as the 'Father of Democracy' in Hong Kong, but Martin Lee Chu-ming seems to be having trouble raising enthusiasm for his plan to commemorate the handover's 10th anniversary. Mr Lee wants to stage a protest at midnight on June 30 on the Legco building's balcony- the time and place where, 10 years earlier, the democrats ...

  10. Industrialist who met Deng Xiaoping dies

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... never be full democracy in Hong Kong. Martin Lee Chu-ming, a former chairman of the Democratic Party who sat on the Basic Law Drafting Committee with the industrialist, said Cha was willing to listen to democrats. 'Mr Cha and I had discussed democracy before and he liked to talk about that,' Mr Lee said. However, he added that his 'Cha-Cha' proposal was conservative ...




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